1: Learn how to make Southern lemon pound cake from scratch with this easy recipe.

2: Gather your ingredients: flour, sugar, butter, eggs, buttermilk, lemon zest, and lemon juice.

3: Preheat oven to 325°F and grease a bundt pan.

4: Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

5: Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.

6: Alternate adding dry ingredients and buttermilk to the batter.

7: Stir in lemon zest and juice for a refreshing citrus flavor.

8: Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 1 hour.

9: Let cake cool before slicing and serving with a dusting of powdered sugar.